The Master of My Panic

"God is our refuge and strength, always ready to help in times of trouble. So we will not fear when earthquakes come and the mountains crumble into the sea."  Psalm 46:1-2, NLT "Fear and trembling overwhelm me, and I can’t stop shaking...But I will call on God, and the Lord will rescue me."  Psalm 55:5, 16 Apparently, David understood what … Continue reading The Master of My Panic

Fear or Faith, [Twelve Spies]

"God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.  Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed," Psalm 42:1-2a Israel camping on the edge of Canaan is evidence of "fear or faith." Twelve men were commissioned to spy out the land. They were to specifically to determine if conquest was possible. … Continue reading Fear or Faith, [Twelve Spies]

When Anxiety Becomes An Issue

" Can all your worries add a single moment to your life?" Matthew 6:27, NLT "And who of you by worrying and being anxious can add one unit of measure (cubit) to his stature or to the span of his life?" Matthew 6:27, AMP Anxiety can be described as "misplaced concern."  Many are over-wrought and disturbed … Continue reading When Anxiety Becomes An Issue

The Numbers Don’t Lie: Mental Illness in America

~Mental Illness in America, 2016 Mental disorders are common in the United States and internationally. An estimated 26.2 percent of Americans ages 18 and older — about one in four adults — suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder in a given year.1 When applied to the 2004 U.S. Census residential population estimate for ages 18 and … Continue reading The Numbers Don’t Lie: Mental Illness in America